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Gender bias detection in court decisions: A Brazilian case study
Raysa Benatti, Fabiana Severi, Sandra Avila, Esther Colombini
In: ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (ACM FAccT’24)

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Even small correlation and diversity shifts pose dataset-bias issues
Alceu Bissoto, Catarina Barata, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL’24)

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Revolutionizing food advertising monitoring: A machine learning-based method for automated classification of food videos
Michele Bittencourt Rodrigues, Victória Pedrazzoli Ferreira, Rafael Moreira Claro, Ana Paula Bortoletto Martins, Sandra Avila, Paula Martins Horta
Public Health Nutrition (PHN’23)

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CAPIVARA: Cost-efficient approach for improving multilingual CLIP performance on low-resource languages
Gabriel Oliveira dos Santos, Diego A. B. Moreira, Alef Iury Ferreira, Jhessica Silva, Luiz Pereira, Pedro Bueno, Thiago Sousa, Helena Maia, Nádia da Silva, Esther Colombini, Helio Pedrini, Sandra Avila
In: Workshop on Multi-lingual Representation Learning (MRL) at EMNLP’23

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“O dia em que descobri que colaborava para um projeto eugênico”: Sobre imponderáveis na pesquisa colaborativa
Sandra Avila, Marisol Marini
Platypus: The CASTAC Blog

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Assessing the generalizability of deep neural networks-based models for black skin lesions
Luana Barros, Levy Chaves, Sandra Avila
In: Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition (CIARP’23)

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The performance of transferability metrics does not translate to medical tasks
Levy Chaves, Alceu Bissoto, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: Domain Adaptation and Representation Transfer (DART) at MICCAI’23

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Test-time selection for robust skin lesion analysis
Alceu Bissoto, Catarina Barata, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at MICCAI’23

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A survey on deep learning for skin lesion segmentation
Zahra Mirikharaji, Kumar Abhishek, Alceu Bissoto, Catarina Barata, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle, M Emre Celebi, Ghassan Hamarneh
Medical Image Analysis (MEDIA’2023)

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The framing of time-dependent machine learning models improves risk estimation among young individuals with acute coronary syndromes
Luiz Sérgio Carvalho, Gustavo Alexim, Ana Claudia Nogueira, Marta Fernandez, Tito Rezende, Sandra Avila, Ricardo Reis, Alexandre Soares, Andrei Sposito
Scientific Reports (Sci Rep’2023)

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Mitigando vieses no aprendizado de máquina: Uma análise sociotécnica
Lívia Ruback, Denise Carvalho, Sandra Avila
Revista Brasileira de Sistemas de Informação (Brazilian Journal of Information Systems) (iSys’2022)

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Should I disclose my dataset? Caveats between reproducibility and individual data rights
Raysa M. Benatti, Camila M. L. Villarroel, Sandra Avila, Esther L. Colombini, Fabiana C. Severi
In: Workshop on Natural Legal Language Processing (NLLP) at EMNLP’22

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Artifact-based domain generalization of skin lesion models
Alceu Bissoto, Catarina Barata, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at ECCV’22

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An evaluation of self-supervised pre-training for skin-lesion analysis
Levy Chaves, Alceu Bissoto, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at ECCV’22

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Seeing without looking: Analysis pipeline for child sexual abuse datasets
Camila Laranjeira, João Macedo, Sandra Avila, Jefersson A. dos Santos
In: ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (ACM FAccT’22)

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Rationale and design of the Brazilian diabetes study: A prospective cohort of type 2 diabetes
Joaquim Barreto, Beatriz Luchiari, Marcus Lima, Alessandra Oliveira, Sofia Vitte, Gabriela Machado, Jessica Cunha, Cynthia Borges, Daniel Munhoz, Vicente Fernandes, Sheila Medorima, Ikaro Breder, Marta Fernandez, Thiago Quinaglia, Rodrigo Oliveira, Fernando Chaves, Carlos Arieta, Gil G.-Júnior, Sandra Avila, Wilson Nadruz, Luiz Sergio Carvalho, Andrei Sposito
Current Medical Research and Opinion (CMRO’22)

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Weakly supervised attention-based models using activation maps for citrus mite and insect pest classification
Edson Bollis, Helena Maia, Hélio Pedrini, Sandra Avila
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (COMPAG’22)

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#PraCegoVer: A large dataset for image captioning in portuguese
Gabriel Oliveira dos Santos, Esther Luna Colombini, Sandra Avila
Data’22

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CIDEr-R: Robust consensus-based image description evaluation
Gabriel Oliveira dos Santos, Esther Luna Colombini, Sandra Avila
In: Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (W-NUT) at EMNLP’21

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What should we pay attention to when classifying violent videos?
Marcos Vinícius Adão Teixeira, Sandra Avila
In: International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES’21)

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Vieses no aprendizado de máquina e suas implicações sociais: Um estudo de caso no reconhecimento facial
Lívia Ruback, Sandra Avila, Lucia Cantero
In: Workshop sobre as Implicações da Computação na Sociedade at CSBC’21

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GAN-based data augmentation and anonymization for skin-lesion analysis: A critical review
Alceu Bissoto, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at CVPR’21

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Machine learning improves the identification of individuals with higher morbidity and avoidable health costs after acute coronary syndromes
Luiz Sérgio Fernandes de Carvalho, Silvio Gioppato, Marta Duran Fernandez, Bernardo Carvalho Trindade, José Carlos Quinaglia e Silva, Rebeca Gouget Sérgio Miranda, José Roberto Matos de Souza, Wilson Nadruz, Sandra Avila, Andrei Carvalho Sposito
Value in Health’20

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Less is more: Sample selection and label conditioning improve skin lesion segmentation
Vinícius Ribeiro, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at CVPR’20

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Debiasing skin lesion datasets and models? Not so fast
Alceu Bissoto, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at CVPR’20

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Weakly supervised learning guided by activation mapping applied to a novel citrus pest benchmark
Edson Bollis, Hélio Pedrini, Sandra Avila
In: Agriculture-Vision: Challenges & Opportunities for Computer Vision in Agriculture at CVPR’20

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Data, depth, and design: Learning reliable models for skin lesion analysis
Eduardo Valle, Michel Fornaciali, Afonso Menegola, Julia Tavares, Flávia V. Bittencourt, Lin T. Li, Sandra Avila
Neurocomputing’20

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Grape detection, segmentation, and tracking using deep neural networks and three-dimensional association
Thiago T. Santos, Leonardo L. de Souza, Andreza A. dos Santos, Sandra Avila
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture’20

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Solo or ensemble? Choosing a CNN architecture for melanoma classification
Fábio Perez, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at CVPR’19

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(De)Constructing bias on skin lesion datasets
Alceu Bissoto, Michel Fornaciali, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at CVPR’19

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Eyes in the skies: A data-driven fusion approach to identifying drug crops from remote sensing images
Anselmo Ferreira, Siovani C. Felipussi, Ramon Pires, Sandra Avila, Geise Santos, Jorge Lambert, Jiwu Huang, Anderson Rocha
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS’19)

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Enriching synthetic data with real noise using Neural Style Transfer
Naomi Takemoto, Lucas de M. Araújo, Tiago A. Coimbra, Martin Tygel, Sandra Avila, Edson Borin
In: International Congress of The Brazilian Geophysical Society (SBGf’19)

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Automatic detection of diffraction-apex using fully convolutional networks
Thamiris Coelho, Lucas de M. Araújo, Tiago A. Coimbra, Martin Tygel, Sandra Avila, Edson Borin
In: International Congress of The Brazilian Geophysical Society (SBGf’19)

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A data-driven approach to referable diabetic retinopathy detection
Ramon Pires, Sandra Avila, Jacques Wainer, Eduardo Valle, Michael D. Abramoff, Anderson Rocha
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine’19

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Combating the Elsagate phenomenon: Deep learning architectures for disturbing cartoons
Akari Ishikawa, Edson Bollis, Sandra Avila
In: International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF’19)

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Toward subjective violence detection in videos
Bruno Peixoto, Lavi Bahram, João Paulo M. Pereira, Sandra Avila, Zanoni Dias, Anderson Rocha
In: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’19)

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Skin lesion synthesis with generative adversarial networks
Alceu Bissoto, Fábio Perez, Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at MICCAI’18

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Data augmentation for skin lesion analysis
Fábio Perez, Cristina Vasconcelos, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle
In: ISIC Skin Image Analysis Workshop at MICCAI’18

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A machine learning application based in random forest for integrating mass spectrometry-based metabolomic data: A simple screening method for patients with zika virus
Carlos Fernando O. Melo, Luiz C. Navarro, Diogo N. De Oliveira, [more 25 authors], Sandra Avila, Anderson Rocha, Rodrigo R. Catharino
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology’18

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Multimodal data fusion for sensitive scene localization
Daniel Moreira, Sandra Avila, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
Information Fusion’18

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Leveraging deep neural networks to fight child pornography in the age of social media
Paulo Vitorino, Sandra Avila, Mauricio Perez, Anderson Rocha
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI’18)

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Multimodal and real-time method for sensitive media content filtering
Sandra Avila, Daniel Moreira, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), US2017 0289624 A1

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Mid-level image representation for fruit fly identification (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Matheus Macedo, Sandra Avila, Roberto A. Zucchi, Fabio A. Faria
In: IEEE International Conference on eScience (eScience’17)

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RECOD Titans at ISIC Challenge 2017
Afonso Menegola, Julia Tavares, Michel Fornaciali, Lin Tzy Li, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle
In: ISIC 2017 — Skin Lesion Analysis Towards Melanoma Detection @ IEEE ISBI’17

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Knowledge transfer for melanoma screening with deep learning
Afonso Menegola, Michel Fornaciali, Ramon Pires, Flávia V. Bittencourt, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle
In: IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI’17)

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Video pornography detection through deep learning techniques and motion information
Mauricio Perez, Sandra Avila, Daniel Moreira, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
Neurocomputing’17

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Temporal robust features for violence detection
Daniel Moreira, Sandra Avila, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
In: IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV’17)

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Beyond lesion-based diabetic retinopathy: A direct approach for referral
Ramon Pires, Sandra Avila, Herbert Jelinek, Jacques Wainer, Eduardo Valle, Anderson Rocha
IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI’17)

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Pornography classification: The hidden clues in video space-time
Daniel Moreira, Sandra Avila, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
Forensic Science International (FSI’16)

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A two-tier image representation approach to detecting child pornography
Paulo Vitorino, Sandra Avila, Anderson Rocha
In: Workshop de Visão Computacional (WVC’16)

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A mid-level video representation based on binary descriptors: A case study for pornography detection
Carlos Caetano, Sandra Avila, William R. Schwartz, Silvio Guimarães, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
Neurocomputing’16

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Deep neural networks under stress
Micael Carvalho, Matthieu Cord, Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Eduardo Valle
In: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’16)

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Método multimodal e em tempo real para a filtragem de conteúdo
Sandra Avila, Daniel Moreira, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial (INPI), Patent Number: BR1020160072654

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RECOD at MediaEval 2015: Affective impact of movies task
Daniel Moreira, Sandra Avila, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
In: Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2015 Workshop (MediaEval’15)

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Ensino de programação para alunas de ensino médio: Relato de uma experiência
Nadja Ramos, Carmen Freitas, Sandra Avila, Paula Costa, Vanessa Testoni, Juliana Borin
In: Workshop sobre Educação em Informática (WEI), Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (CSBC’15)

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RECOD at MediaEval 2014: Violent scenes detection task
Sandra Avila, Daniel Moreira, Mauricio Perez, Daniel Moraes, Isabela Cota, Vanessa Testoni, Eduardo Valle, Siome Goldenstein, Anderson Rocha
In: Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2014 Workshop (MediaEval’14)

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Pornography detection using BossaNova video descriptor
Carlos Caetano, Sandra Avila, Silvio Guimarães, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’14)

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Statistical learning approach for robust melanoma screening
Michel Fornaciali, Sandra Avila, Micael Carvalho, Eduardo Valle
In: Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI’14)

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Automatic diabetic retinopathy detection using BossaNova representation
Ramon Pires, Sandra Avila, Herbert Jelinek, Jacques Wainer, Eduardo Valle, Anderson Rocha
In: International Conference of the IEEE Engeneering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’14)

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The impact of visual attributes on online image diffusion
Luam Totti, Felipe Costa, Sandra Avila, Eduardo Valle, Wagner Meira, Virgilio Almeida
In: ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’14)

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Representing local binary descriptors with BossaNova for visual recognition
Carlos Caetano, Sandra Avila, Silvio Guimarães, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: ACM Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC’14)

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Image classification using object detectors
Thibaut Durand, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Sandra Avila
In: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’13)

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Extended Bag-of-Words Formalism for Image Classification
Sandra Avila
Doctoral Thesis

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Pooling in image representation: The visual codeword point of view
Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU’13)

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Content-based filtering for video sharing social networks
Eduardo Valle, Sandra Avila, Fillipe Souza, Marcelo Coelho, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: Workshop on Computer Forensics (WFC), Brazilian Symposium on Information and Computer System Security (SBSeg’12)

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BossaNova at ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr photo annotation task
Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: Working Notes of the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF’12)

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BOSSA: Extended BoW formalism for image classification
Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’11)

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VSUMM: A mechanism designed to produce static video summaries and a novel evaluation method
Sandra Avila, Ana Lopes, Antonio Da Luz, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL’11)

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Nude detection in video using bag-of-visual-features
Ana Lopes, Sandra Avila, Anderson Peixoto, Rodrigo Oliveira, Marcelo Coelho, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI’09)

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A bag-of-features approach based on hue-SIFT descriptor for nude detection
Ana Lopes, Sandra Avila, Anderson Peixoto, Rodrigo Oliveira, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’09)

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Automatic frame extraction for improving content-based image retrieval of historical photographs
Ana Lopes, David Flam, Nátalia Batista, Sandra Avila, Jussara Almeida, Arnaldo de A. Araújo
In: Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web (WebMedia’08)

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Uma Abordagem Baseada em Características de Cor para a Elaboração Automática e Avaliação Subjetiva de Resumos Estáticos de Vídeos
Sandra Avila
Master Thesis

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VSUMM: An approach for automatic video summarization and quantitative evaluation
Sandra Avila, Antonio da Luz, Arnaldo de A. Araújo, Matthieu Cord
In: Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI’08)

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Evaluating a zoning mechanism and class-modular architecture for handwritten characters recognition
Sandra Avila, Leonardo Matos, Cinthia Freitas, João Carvalho
In: Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition (CIARP’07)

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Avaliação de um Mecanismo de Zoneamento para Classificação de Imagens de Caracteres Manuscritos
Sandra Avila
Undergraduate Thesis

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